Impact of new courier services in the postal sector in Africa

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Published by United Nations Economic Commission for Africa in [Addis Ababa] .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Africa.

Subjects:

  • Express service -- Africa.,
  • Postal service -- Africa.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementUnited Nations Economic Commission for Africa.
ContributionsUnited Nations. Economic Commission for Africa.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHE5972.A4 I46 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 49 :
Number of Pages49
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL963408M
LC Control Number95982233

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